Tag: products

News & Trends

CFPB Announces Intention to Regulate BNPL Following Release of Consumer Impact Report

September 19, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is planning to start regulating buy now, pay later (BNPL) products. The organization noted that BNPL providers are already subject to some federal and state oversight, and that it has “authority to supervise any […]

Retail Types, Stores

4 Keys to Launching Products at Retail Stores

September 7, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Whether you are releasing a new product or launching into an entirely new retailer, the period leading up to the launch — and the first few weeks after — are critical. Not only do you have to think about the […]


Air cargo logistics challenges move front and center

May 6, 2022

Via: SCMR Editorial

Commonly employed for high value or highly perishable products, air cargo transport is increasingly used as more individuals and businesses purchase products on-line and expect delivery in a very short period of time. Modal mix is becoming more common as […]

Retail Types, Stores

How to Write a Clothing Store Business Plan (With Template)

September 24, 2021

Via: Lightspeed POS

Whether you’re a first time business owner or seasoned entrepreneur, your new clothing store will benefit from having a formal business plan. A business plan is a document that outlines its intended purpose and goals, and helps serve as a […]

News & Trends

TikTok to launch workshops to support small businesses

July 21, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

After a financially devastating year for SMBs, a trove of small businesses have gone viral on TikTok for videos showcasing their products, the process of making them or simply packaging orders. Through the Small Biz Block Party, it appears the […]

Editorial, FMCG products

The art and value of packaging design

January 5, 2018

Via: Olivia Foster

Packaging is part of marketing. It is also the visual welcome mat that the eyes of potential customers tread on when coming in contact with the product. Although part of the plethora of crucial elements that define merchandise, packaging design […]

Retail Types, Stores

Apple store by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Palo Alto – California

May 8, 2017

Via: Retail Design Blog

Apple has always demonstrated its immense appreciation for design, whether in the hands of the customer or in the manner through which they present their products in store. Located uniquely within the Palo Alto Shopping Center, this pavilion respects the […]

Others, Tech

How to Make Your Product Page Pop

April 25, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Your marketing and sales team has done their jobs. Customers are flooding to your product pages, and it’s time to close the deal. But is your website up to the task? You need to make sure your product pages pop […]

News & Trends

Three Changes that Will Disrupt Retail Within the Next Five Years

April 18, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Every “law” of retail is being rewritten. The last century has been dominated by giant brick-and-mortar retailers and conglomerate mega-brands. Sears, Unilever, and their kind have stood more or less unchallenged. Fast forward to now: Sears’ has closed 100s of […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Profitable Satisfaction Guarantee

April 11, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

Warranties, money-back guarantees and satisfaction guarantees have been around for a long time. There’s nothing new or flashy about the concept, but it still provides great benefits to your business. Satisfaction guarantees help customers feel more comfortable about trying out […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Target Unveils Policy Aimed At Removing Potentially Harmful Chemicals From Products

January 26, 2017

Via: Consumerist

The ingredient lists dotting the aisles of Target could soon get a makeover, one aimed not only at making the lists easier to read, but reducing the amount and types of chemicals used. Target on Wednesday unveiled new guidelines for […]

Others, Tech

How to Stand out as an Online Retailer

December 20, 2016

Via: Retail Minded

E-commerce business is thriving. Globally, its retail revenues amounted to 1.08 trillion U.S Dollars in 2013 and are forecasted to grow to 2.48 trillion US Dollars by 2018. These figures indicate a large market which subsequently attracts many online retailers. To succeed in this space, […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

An Oversupply Of Cheese & Meat Hurts Producers; Means Better Prices At The Store

May 18, 2016

Via: Consumerist

Supply and demand: the push and pull of time, money, materials, and desire that influences the price and availability of all commodities. An overreaction to a shortage today can result in a glut a few years from now, and vice […]

News & Trends

6 Ways To Own (Or Lose) Customers At The Virtual Shelf Space

April 4, 2016

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

All CPG marketers know that bad things happen when shelf placement in stores is not monitored. We have seen it all: unopened shippers, broken coupon machines and competitors taking your prime position.  Unless you keep a close watch on your […]

FMCG products

Cage-Free Eggs Are More Profitable For Retailers Than Conventional Eggs

March 28, 2016

Via: Consumerist

As food retailers and restaurants announce to the public that they plan to switch to all cage-free eggs on their shelves and in their products, here’s something to keep in mind: the retailers, at least, are going to make more […]

FMCG products

General Mills Will Label GMO Products; Calls For National Labeling Standard

March 21, 2016

Via: Consumerist

Earlier this week, the Senate narrowly shot down a piece of legislation that would have created a voluntary national standard for labeling food products containing genetically modified ingredients while also overturning any state laws mandating GMO labels. With that bill […]


Store intelligence is sweet for specialty candy retailer

February 26, 2016

Via: Chain Store Age

Imagine if the type of products consumers normally buy at the last minute represented your product assortment. For Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based specialty vertical candy retailer with about 68 Canadian stores, this is the reality […]

FMCG products

What Whole Foods says you’ll be eating in 2016

January 4, 2016

Via: Retailing Today

Americans will be eating grass-fed proteins, a wide range of non-GMO products and chasing it down with a can of wine, according to a list of 10 top food trends compiled by Whole Foods. With the year-end being a time […]